There is an interview with health informatician Michael Nusbaum at HIMSS 17® TV. In the video, he talks about how SNOMED CT® will be used at the Tokyo Olympics to facilitate interoperability. The Olympics features a large medical community and there is potentially significant benefit from interoperable health informatics systems. There are particular challenges that are relevant to other healthcare services including a transient community, portable healthcare records and the potential for interactions between large numbers of health informatics systems.
Appendix A – Other Posts in the Series on Health Information Exchanges
A Literature Review of 40 years of SNOMED
Arizona Statewide Health Information Exchange
A History of The Health Information Exchange in Pennsylvania
The Arkansas Health Information Exchange – SHARE
The California Health Information Exchange – Cal Index
Creating a Health Information Exchange in Arizona
Health Information Exchanges
Health Information Exchanges and Chronic Conditions
HIPPA and Health Information Exchanges
ICD-11 and SNOMED CT®
Physical Objects in SNOMED CT®
ICD-1 – Well…near enough
Körner Data and SNOMED: A Snapshot from 1988
Mapping ICD 9 (or 10) to SNOMED CT®
Over 1 Million Relationships: SNOMED CT ®
SNOMED CT® International Browser
SNOMED CT® Utilises the Brodmann Area Classification for Brain Regions
The Insular Cortex and SNOMED CT®
Administrative Statuses in SNOMED CT®
Environment Descriptors in SNOMED CT®
Event Descriptors in SNOMED CT®
Generic Specifiers in SNOMED CT®
Physical Forces in SNOMED CT®
The Classification of Life in SNOMED CT®
Procedure Descriptors in SNOMED CT®
Observable Phenomenon in SNOMED CT®
Medication in SNOMED CT®
Specific Situations in SNOMED CT®
Social Concepts in SNOMED CT®
Special Concepts in SNOMED CT®
Specimens in SNOMED CT®
Staging and Scales in SNOMED CT®
Substances in SNOMED CT®
SNOMED CT Resources at NHS Digital®
What’s a Kinkajou got to do with 21st Century Medical Terminology?
Standardisation of Health Information Technology in New Zealand
Statisticians were Responsible for the Development of an International Classification of Diseases
Why Do We Need Electronic Record Systems to Talk to Each Other
Appendix B – Definition of Health Information Exchange
This is the definition of the Health Information Exchange that I use (Hersh et al, 2015)
‘Health information exchange (HIE), the electronic sharing of clinical information across the boundaries of health care organizations‘
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